• Managing Yard Waste to Preserve Water Quality (E0012TURF)

    Published on June 8, 2015

    In 1994, a law banned grass clippings, tree leaves, branches and twigs from all landfills in Michigan. These items are considered yard waste, and prior to 1994, it accounted for approximately 20 to 25 percent of Michigan’s throwaway trash.

  • Mowing Lawn Turf (E0013TURF)

    Published on June 8, 2015

    Mowing is the most basic practice for maintaining lawn turf. Mowing performed at the correct height and frequency is essential to the health and density of the stand. Removing leaf tips induces plants to form new sprouts, increasing stand density.